Happy New Year

by grouperlab

It’s been a while, but we’re now starting up again with the GROUPER lab meetings for Spring Semester.  This also means that I am trying to update our lab’s website, which you can find at http://www.grouperlab.org.  Are we busy?  Of course.  Do we just spend our time promoting ourselves? No.  However, GROUPER is glad to note that two GROUPER alumnae, Sandra Garrett and Ashley Benedict, were featured in the January 2012 Newsletter of the Society for Health Systems. (You can see their paper here, courtesy of the Institute of Industrial Engineers.)


Stay tuned.  Later this month, we should have some additional papers in development for the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference; the 2012 Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics International Conference, and most immediately, the Society for Health Systems / Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Symposium on Human Factors in Healthcare being held in March in Baltimore.  We’re working on journal papers, and in February, it will be time for the HFES Annual Meeting papers to be submitted.  As you can tell, the mark of a new year for GROUPER is one of file and status updates.  Resolutions?  Well, maybe a little (like being more timely in our blog updates), but we prefer to do the work than promise that someday…